Kanektok River Fly Fishing

The 18th most popular fly fishing river in Alaska.

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Southwest of Anchorage, the fly fishing on the Kanektok River is known for its five species of Pacific salmon and for rainbow trout. The Kanektok River runs 100 miles from the headwaters at Pegati Lake down to the Bering Sea. The lower 50 miles of river are best accessed via motor boats.

Many fly fisherman use the town of Bethel as a base for accessing this remote river.

Overall, Kanektok River is the 18th most popular fly fishing river of all 18 fly fishing spots in Alaska.


Local Contact(s):  Alaska Tourism (907) 465-2010.

Recommended Book:  "Fifty More Places To Fly Fish" from Chris Santella

Best Season:  June - Sept.

Article Source:   Best Kanektok River Fly Fishing Review https://www.myriverguide.com/?id=24027

GPS:  59.879764, -160.126505

Date Published:  1/4/2016

Date Updated:  9/15/2018

ID:  24027

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